By: Patil Kalfayan
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 22:37:00
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body , and a book is a gift you can open and open again.
So if you are a reading addict, you wouldn't like to miss the chance to check out this list of a 10 must read books this year.
Here we are !
1) NIL UNLOCKED by Lynne Matson :
Seventeen years old Charley wakes up, naked on a mysterious island called Nil. Charley, lost on deserted island, unaware of the rules : " either you escape within 365 days, or you die ". When Charley gets the chance to meet Thad, the leader of a clan of teenage refugees, she falls in love with him. However, the time is running out, Charley has found a way to beat the clock. It's good to have a sweet night reading this thrilling novel by Lynne Matson.
2) OTHER GIRL by Nicole Burstein :
Best friends, more than sisters and depend on each other for almost everything, but Just one small problem, one of them has superpowers. And not just common superpowers, but very remarkable ones !
Don't miss the adventure ! Start reading this comic book by Nicole Burstein.
3) THE REMEDY by Suzanne Young :
Have you ever asked yourself if you can take too many identities without losing your own ? well, Quinlan McKee sometimes confuses her own identity with others. She can be a good consoler for a grieving families, who hire her to take the role of a deceased loved one between the ages of fifteen and twenty, she wears their clothes, acts like them through orienting their pictures and videos. And to do her job successfully, Quinn must not get attached. But soon she starts to bond with deceased girl’s boyfriend, complications evolve when she finds out the truth about Catalina’s death. Find out what will happen to Quinn in this compelling novel by Suzanne Young.
4) BEFORE I Go by Colleen Oakley :
A heart wrenching novel tells us about a young woman with breast cancer who decides to find a new wife for her husband before she passes away. Twenty seven years old Daisy had beaten breast cancer three years ago, and she has to face the same misery again.
The question is: does her plan of searching another wife for her husband make sense to her, or she rather withdraw the plan, and leave it be ?
5) LOST AND FOUND by Brooke Davis :
"An irresistible debut novel about the wisdom of the very young, the mischief of the very old, and the magic that happens when no one else is looking." An abandoned seven years old girl, called Millie Birdand , wearing red gumboots, was left in the big ladies underwear department of a local store. Her struggling mother, Agatha Pantha, has never left her house, or spoken to another human being since she was widowed seven years ago. She fills the silence by yelling at passers by, watching loud static on TV, and maintaining a strict daily schedule. Find out how will the family bump unto each other in this riveting book by Brooke Davis you should not miss it out this year !
6) BUT GOD by Herbert Cooper :
Herbert Cooper was heading to an end point death, But God had a different plan. When he heard the gospel at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting, at which he wasn't even supposed to be, he decided to give his life to Christ. Two words changed Cooper’s life.. But God.
Why these two words (But God) changed his life ? Whether it is adultery, rage, alcohol/drug addiction, or lust, you’re at a place where you have lost yourself by becoming the devil's slave,wearing a false identity, and you need something to change in your life. You need But God.
Letting God in your life, means changing to the best, planting hope and love in your heart. An inspiring book you must add to your reading list this year !
7) HOUSE BROKEN by Sonja Yoerg :
The veterinarian, Geneva Novak, is an animal lover, since animals understand better than people. They’re loyal and easy to forgive. But when her mother, Helen is injured in an accident, it’s up to Geneva to give her the care she needs. Geneva’s husband convinces her to let Helen live with them, so that would also be a change for her to get answers about her family unfolds. however, Geneva may find secrets too painful to bear and too terrible to forgive.
One of Sonja's most compelling novels you should add to your reading list.
8) GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins :
“Gripping, enthralling a top notch thriller and a compulsive read.”, S. J. Watson, bestselling author of Before I Go to Sleep Rachel takes the same train every morning, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She feels like she knows them. She sees their life perfect. Then, she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on. Unable to resist, Rachel goes to the police as a witness of what she has seen, and everything becomes tangled in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Weird, but full of suspense. Don't forget to read The Girl on the Train, an emotionally immersive, psychological thriller and an electrifying debut.
9) IN A WORLD JUST RIGHT by Jen Brooks :
Ever since Jonathan Aubrey come out of a coma, he has been able to create alternate worlds. Worlds where he is a superhero, or a ladies’ man, or simply a better version of himself. A world where he has everything he does not have in real life! friends, a place of honor on the track team, passing grades, and most importantly, Kylie Simms as his girlfriend. But when Jonathan confuses kisses the real Kylie Simms, the real Kylie begins obsessing over him. The consequences are disastrous.
A very breathtaking novel that takes you to fantasy and a must read book by Jen Brooks.
10) PRETENDING TO BE ERICA by Michelle Painchaud :
Seventeen years old Violet’s dream is to become Erica Silverman, an heiress kidnapped at age five and never seen again. Violet’s father, the best con man in Las Vegas, has schemed a plan. Thanks to surgery and blackmail, Violet shares a blood type with Erica, she has the same face, body, and DNA. She knows every detail of the Silvermans’ lives. she only has to fake around them. And then, when the time is right, she “reappears” as Erica Silverman, by some kind of miracle. And she mission is to steal the Silverman Painting, an Old Master legendary in the Vegas crime world. Pretending to be Erica, will she steal the painting ?
An overwhelming debut novel by Michelle Painchaud is definitely a must read for this year !
If you have read any of these books we would be happy to know your review about it. If you haven't yet you won't regret doing so !